It’s the worst-case scenario — you’re out walking or riding a bicycle and out of nowhere, you get hit by a car. Unfortunately, this kind of accident is all too common in both Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, Florida.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of traffic fatalities in the United States in the first nine months of 2020 saw an increase of approximately 4.6% compared to the same period in 2019.
According to the Insurance Information Institute, homeowners’ and renters’ insurance premiums in Florida rank second-highest in the nation at $1,960 annually, but a lot of this is due to hurricanes and natural disasters. Liability for personal injury and medical care accounts for less than 10% of all claims.
According to the latest statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,985 fatalities resulted from motorcycle accidents across the U.S. in 2018. If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle accident, you should exert your full legal rights to obtain fair compensation.
When you patronize a business in Florida, you expect that the property will be safe for you. Businesses have a legal duty to maintain their premises in a manner that keeps their customers free of hazards and safe from injury or harm.
According to the Florida Department for Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), in 2019, there were 401,863 traffic crashes in Florida, resulting in 254,821 injuries and 3,179 fatalities. Being involved in an auto accident can be a devastating and painful experience.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the annual economic cost of auto accidents is $242 billion. When you are injured in an auto accident, you are within your rights to seek fair financial compensation for your injuries and damages.
According to the FBI 2018 Crime Statistics, there were an estimated 1,206,836 violent crimes and about 7,196,045 property crimes nationwide. Property and business owners across Florida owe a legal duty of care to tenants and customers to secure and maintain reasonably safe premises and protect against potential risk.
Losing a loved one is tough under any circumstances. But when your loved one dies as the result of someone else’s negligence or deliberate behavior, it’s difficult to understand why it happened at all. You’re faced with the emotional loss and perhaps also with medical bills, funeral and burial expenses, and a loss of income.